Tagged: Like a Virgin

Nile Rodgers

“Who’s that girl? Who’s that girl?”

26 years after the release of the band’s last studio album, Entertainment Weekly talked to Nile Rodgers, the 65-year-old songwriter, guitarist, and superproducer behind Madonna‘s Like a Virgin album, seminal albums from icons of the ’80s and the ‘ 90s and his very own Chic Organization project. Read More

Madonna for Record Store Day

Madonna for Record Store Day!

It’s Record Store Day 2016 and Rhino/Warner Bros brought Madonna to the special event celebrating the unique culture of independent record stores releasing Like A Virgin & Other Hits as a 12″ Colored Vinyl – a limited original reissue of the original 1984 Japanese EP. Read More

Who Else?

Who Else Could Be No. 1 This Christmas?

Thirty years ago today “Like A Virgin” reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart, and reigning supreme at #1 for six weeks.
“Like A Virgin” was then certified Gold by the Recording Industry Association of America on January 10, 1985, at a time when the requirement for a Gold single was a million copies shipment across the USA. No need to say – it also topped the Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart. Read More

Nile Rodgers

Nile Rodgers: Madonna knows best

In an interview with Q Magazine legendary musician and producer Nile Rodgers mentions “Do as Madonna says” as one of his golden rules for life.

Do as Madonna says. When I did Like a Virgin, I thought Material Girl was the best song to lead with. Madonna was convinced it was Like a Virgin. But I was like, ‘Material Girl’s ten times better.’ Read More

SPIN

The 1985 ‘Like a Virgin’ SPIN Cover Story

In May 1985, a rising Madonna graced the cover of the first-ever issue of a new music magazine founded by Bob Guccione, Jr.

Spin magazine – now an online-only publication (the last printed issue was released in 2012) – looks back at that “Virgin” cover story featuring the bulleted interview that contains some of Madonna’s most iconic quotes (“Crucifixes are sexy because there’s a naked man on them“, anyone?)

Visit Spin.com to read it again – or for the very first time. Read More